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Mar 7
18:00 - 19:00
Efficiency and compassion - are they incompatible partners in healthcare?
Spring 2013 Open Lecture Series - Medway Lecture
Speaker: Professor Mary Watkins

Speaker Biography:
Professor Mary Watkins' background is in mental health nursing. Professor Watkins led the Institute of Health Studies at Plymouth University, and later became Dean of the then Faculty of Health and Social Work, becoming Deputy Vice-Chancellor in 2007. She is a Non-Executive Director of the South Western Ambulance NHS Trust, a BUPA Medical Advisory Panel Member, and a Member of the UK Health Education Advisory Committee.
This summer, Professor Watkins retired from her role as Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Professor of Nursing at Plymouth University, having led the negotiating team which in 2012 secured for Plymouth its own medical and dental schools. Professor Watkins has made a significant contribution to health education over her career, working in and with higher education, the NHS and the private and not-for-profit charitable sectors.


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